cold cut


  1. Usually cold cuts. slices of unheated salami, bologna, ham, liverwurst, turkey, or other meats and sometimes cheeses.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cold cut1

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Example Sentences

Slide the resulting gooey goodness onto a plate filled with potatoes, cold cuts, vegetables, or pickles.

So we followed my mama’s intuition, and packed a weekend’s worth of clothes, some cold cut sandwiches and snacks for the road and headed west of Louisiana.

From Time

In Washington, she hasn’t been as publicly cast out as Liz Cheney has, but if this were high school, she’d be eating her cold cuts at the weekly caucus lunch alone.

You may have to turn to a bodega and get some cold cuts because there’s simply nowhere else to go, and that’s a recipe for bad food habits which can have long-term effects on one’s health.

From Fortune

Half roast a pheasant, and when it is nearly cold cut it into neat joints, removing the skin.

Now she poured it into a buttered pan, placed a weight over it, and when cold cut into bars with a sharp knife.

When well mixed press into a box, and when cold cut into bars and wrap each bar in double waxed paper.

When cold cut into slices, place in wire broiler and toast over hot fire.

It came in a quiet, refined voice that swept through the hall with the cold cut of a knife.





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